Photos obtained by Daily NK of flood damage in Rason. Raging waters led to broken windows, caved roofs, and destroyed personal plots on which many..
Taking advantage of the country’s
quasi-state of war, previously declared by Pyongyang while inter-Korean
tensions ran high on the border, North Korea’s Ministry of People..
A photo snapped on the Sino-NK border looking onto the outskirts of Hyesan City, Yanggang Province in mid-August of this year. The circled area next to the guard post hig..
Heavy rain pummeled North Korea’s Rason
area in North Hamgyong Province for three consecutive days starting Friday,
leaving the city flooded and with residents taking refug..
Startled reactions quickly followed the
initial relief felt by residents in North Korea, particularly those in regions
abutting the border with South Korea, after the admi..
Escalating tensions on the Korean Peninsula
have grabbed headlines over the past few days after the two Koreas traded
artillery fire last Thursday. Amid inter-Korean talk..
On August 20th, North Korea fired
projectiles toward a South Korean loudspeaker blasting anti-Pyongyang messages
and declared “a quasi-state of war.” South Korea fired doz..
More fishermen in North Korea are turning
to South Korean weather forecasts before heading out to sea, after having been
exposed to unpredictable conditions provided by N..
Two North Korean families from North
Hamgyong Province’s Musan County have recently escaped the country, despite
amped up border control and strict orders to clamp down on..
The North Korean authorities have recently completed the protracted installation of a barbed wire-fence, construction for
which began a few years ago, running along the enti..